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>> a horrifying accident -- a >>[ mitt romney ] there are two very different paths the country can take. one is a path represented by the president, which, at the end of four years, it'd mean we'd have $20 trillion in debt. i'll get people back to work with 12 million new jobs. i'm gonna make sure that we get people off of food stamps not b by cutting ththe program but by getting them good jobs. i'll work with you. i'll lead you in an open and honest way and to make sure that we all together maintain america as the hope of thf earth. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message.
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live and in hd, this is abc 7 breaking news. captioned by the national captioning institute >> the breaking news is coming aom the district, where likeger is fighting for is pepper being shot. we were first on the scene at naylor wroteion of and alabama avenue se. the hospitalhed to e gunman remains on the list. breaking news from northeast, where firefighters have been evacuate the building on fire or an hour. picture from the scene. s -- no word on any but will keep you sted on that situation. let's go to our top story -- a story of heartbreak for a after theymily
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become a -- one woman becomes a casualty. -- a contractor was killed on job after a tree came crashing down on him. ood roadpened on homew in annapolis. jay korff is live. hurricane sandy has claimed over 100 lives in the caribbean up the jersey coast. tonight, one here in maryland lopez.e loss of santiago the destructive force can be seen in yards up and down annapolis. yard, family front and friends gathered to prayer after sandy claimed yet another life. working here and got killed because a tree fell on him. oldhis dear friend, 50-year- lopez, was working y afternoon with a company in theg storm debris backyard of a residence when its
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came down directly on him. killing him instantly. he had four children. >> his son watched in horror as , an experienced with 10 years of service with the same company, lost his life. the storm catches many people's lives. touched a life in a much serious note. that is what we have got here tonight, a very tragic accident. >> there seems to be a tragic accident -- it happened in the work place setting. state officials are investigating circumstances incident.g the >> thank you. is blamed for at deaths in the u.s. his death is the third in maryland. sandy is responsible for two in virginia. thedy was killed in
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district. in theher big element aftermath -- the big cleanup in virginia and maryland. pepco says power has been restored to all of its , and dominion reports 6000 outages. -- the fear isd flood.her along the potomac in northwest. >> we passed high tide just r hou was high, no doubt that, b it is not area nearn this h is good news.c for the route, you see tons of debris has been going by us. with other things related to sandy as well. scenet, it was a surreal alexandria as strieker -- trick or treaters past fallen trees.
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got power back. it is monday afternoon. was it like to get it back? >> it was great. >> but many homes were still dark. the falls are still up tonight, flooding is a little lingering fears of more. we drove the length of rock parkway and beach drive, the creek is tie whole stretch is open. back in alexandria, workers were back after taking to higher ground before .esterday's flooding even as things seem to return to normal, people were keeping eyes and the potomac. halloween night, you want to the sights and the kids in costumes, but coming down out for have to watch your vehicle. it will fly quickly. >> although our area has dealt lot, it could have been much worse. i have friends in southern they had to be evacuating. lucky, especially
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compared to folks up north. them.ayers are with >> the potomac is not flooding .here we are at in georgetown wtop reports there is minor flooding in alexandria, but nothing compared to what we sat down there last night. one more high tide we have to morning in tomorrow the 10:00 hour. authorities will keep a close potential flooding. after that they say we should in the clearest as flooding goes from sandy. tom roussey, abc 7 years. >> thank you. 11:00, parts of western maryland by snow thatmeled than 2 feet of snow. at last check, 80% of garrett are withoutents power. there is a shelter in oakland, maryland. life has returned to normal for most of us, the
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situation returns see -- remain serious in new york city and new is justs the cleanup beginning. new york city michael bloomberg damage and staten island. than 500,000 customers in york city remained without power. recovery.signs of three subway lines are expected tomorrow. the past hour, new york reduced andrew cuomo bus fares for the rest of the week. cannot thank the rest of -- the president enough. >> governor chris christie personally thank president obama for his help. they met with concerned lost their homes. nucleus remains very much in a state of emergency tonight. -- new jersey remains very much in a state of emergency tonight. at last check, to all people killed in the state. two million remain without power. vice president joe biden made
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some political waves. --, dangerous and attackers attacks, and now
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for president is again, less than a the election. mitt romney was joined by senator marco rubio at his rally at the university of miami. he showed u.s. -- praised fema playing a key role. vice president joe biden was in sarasota, and he is making some headlines for comments he made in a restaurant. he joked with him and about for president in 2016. followed a political rally
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ad ofhe slammed the gop the auto industry as dishonest. campaign declined to comment. a major donation from actor pitt. a supporter of same-sex marriage agreed to match the human-n campaign of up to $100,000. supports the initiatives in states, including questions 6 in maryland. the actor says it is unbelievable that people's put to ahips should be election day. >> still to come, it traffic alert. manhunt for a suspectedan of -- itding back to work morning.hilly all th.
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anncr: it's said that character is what we do... when we think no one is looking. mitt romney: believe that they are victims. anncr: mitt romney thought no one was looking when... he attacked forty-seven percent of americans. his companies shipped jobs overseas. his plan cuts millionaires' taxes, but raises yours. he'll voucherize medicare... and make catastrophic cuts to education. so remember what romney said... and what his plan would do. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message.
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>> if you are watching abc 7
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at 11:00 -- on your side. >> the search is intensifying whoa dangerous attacker say is behind -- series attacks against police. a manhunt is growing for a man investigators strike again. they're looking for this man laurence were in with three bombings. latest on this case. this is a multi-agency t in virginia and pennsylvania and ohio. investigators are warning he considered armed and extremely dangerous. in this surveillance video first 7, but agents raid a stafford that they suspected may have been trapped. laurencelooking for stewart, is a setting off three attacks. every investigative law
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enforcement technique is being used to locate and arrest stewart./ >> investigators say he threw a this frederiksberg come where a county detective to rent a room. then he was accused of bombing other homes in stafford, one of a sheriff's deputy and the .ther of his former fiance, he was already wanted for exposure and violating . protective order a website believed to belong to lays out the case and calls guilty man.of a not the skies extremely dangerous. he has explosives he is traveling with now. >> stewart may be driving a red honda accent with this virginia plate, or a white 2000 nissan alta not with these
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pennsylvania plates. investigators say the former law have planned these attacks for quite a while and yet."y not be done live in stafford county, abc 7 news. this just in -- police say have arrested an escaped prisoner from california who had been loose for 12 years. corrections officials say was taken into custody in fairfax after escaping from a los angeles detention center. history of identity- crimes. authorities say she was still in identity theft and may file additional charges her here as well. >> if you planned to be near dupont circle tomorrow night, officials around the 17th and church streets klaus for the annual high
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race. flockeds of spectators to 17th street. scheduled for last night, but was rescheduled because of sandy. show will go on tomorrow. halloween was not rescheduled because of sandy. treaters out and about. we caught up with them in northwest washington. you can see it was not just one duess steam. got into the spirit as well. i cannot believe he wanted to be witnessed in that. [laughter] everybody has seen a. it is so nice -- that is his natural hair. is nice everybody is break from this terrible weather. >> it has been nasty around here. when you see what folks have had .o deal with up north
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a lot of folks said it was not afraid it wass going to be. outside, we have a time lapse. noticed driving across the bridges -- the p high. is u there has been moderate and all of that brown down.nt coming a quick calculation, the amount t has flown down the potomac in the last 24 hours, 65 billion gallons. 65 billion gallons. that means we could give every child on thend a gallon ofearth water for over a week. much water has just come down the potomac. it gives you an idea of the extent of this storm. this is the view from skyline drive. is the snow on top of skyline drive. you can see the snow line there about 2,000 feet.
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here is our high temperatures one extreme to the other. temperatures around detroit and the 40's.n at rapid city, s.d.. denver, 70 degrees. temperatures in the middle of were as much above average as ours are below average. left of sandy. what is it finally drifts up to the north. not been any strong now behind it. as we go to the next 24 hours, w lingering sprinkles and lingering snow out infor the folks n maryland, where they saw, 22 30 inches of snow. our future cast tomorrow morning k at these morning temperatures. bundle up. during the afternoon, there will breaks in the clouds, other hand there may passing sprinkle. temperature's only in the 50's.
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a bit below average as we close out and head for november. g --eratures tomorrow mornin feel almost likely early january, even their war -- though there was any snowflakes. bit of sunshine. temperatures in the mid 50's. as we head into the weekend, a e weekend coming up with some sunshine and an extra hour of sleep. or maybe make it monday. >> rather than saturday and -- make it monday morning. fallback. >> we will take the extra hour. thank you. >> the san francisco giants are still partying. the word from the nfl -- not a
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hallmark card. rg3 as about the dropped passes. finally gets his say. happy halloween. [ mt romney ] there are two very different paths
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the country can take. one is a path represented by the president, which, at the end of four years, it'd mean we'd have $20 trillion llin debt. i'll get people back to work with 12 million new jobs. i'm gonna make sure that we get people off of food stamps not by cutting the program but by getting them good jobs. i'll work with you. i'll lead you in an open and honest way and to make sure that we all together maintain america as the hope of thearth. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message.
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>> and now, the toyota sports brought to you by your l toyota dealers. >> the redskins were back on the field today. players were talking about
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with carolina. mike shanahan challenged them. the redskins are favored against carolina. talk about the defense, the redskins' defense. the skins defenses 30th and dead in pass defense in the nfl. has carried them. subparey say rg3 he had passes dropped all afternoon. >> i was trying to figure out to say -- they are some of the best professions -- at their the if they drop the ball, they now. what am i supposed to go say to them, go catch the ball? it is tough in that situation, but throughout the game, me theyly they told o fight for me.t >> meanwhile, roger adel is not happy -- he says the league is
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e --he product of determin determining discipline for a hall. the nfl said the league will make a decision tomorrow. the league announced the suspensions early in the week, just prepare without a guy. like it is just a fine, but i think it will be substantial. s to the nationals baseman adam laroche in g his first gold glove. the world series celebration continued in san francisco. thousands of fans on the giants, a wild halloween party ever since san francisco swept the tigers. it may be even sweeter since the tigers beat them in 2010 as well. a maryland guy won the world series of poker. 24-year-old greg merson is a richer after a 12- session of no- texas hold on. everybody got to see him
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his talents, his skills, his poker face. he took 399 hands. greg merson of maryland wins the poker and thef plus a $100,000 bracelet which he put on his mother's arrest. for soccer fans, listen up. d.c. united and new york will play the first game of the series saturday night in at the rfk arena because of hurricane cindy -- sandy's impact on new york. >>
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>> . [ mitt romney ] there are two very different paths
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the country can take. one is a path represented by the president, which, at the end of four years, it'd mean we'd have $20 trillion in debt. i'll get people back to work with 12 million new jobs. i'm gonna make sure that we get people off of food stamps not by cutting the program but by getting them good jobs. i'll work with you. i'll lead you in an open and honest way and to ma sure that we all together maintain america as the hope of the earth.
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